Farmer's daughter disarms terrorist...

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  1. WAMom68

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    Awesome
     
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    Avtomat Kalashnikova - 47. Durability, low production cost and ease of use. The most widely used assualt rifle in the world. "This is the AK-47 the preferred weapon of your enemy. It makes a distinctive sound when fired." Gunny Highway (Clint Eastwood) in HEARTBREAK RIDGE. Although a very reliable weapon troops in Vietnam were discuraged from using captured weapons since the distinctive sound tended to draw concentrated return fire. One less is one for the good guys.:thumb: Hope she gets the reward.
     
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    And every Third World Country with any kind of manufacturing facility can stamp out a couple of thousand with ease. Tollerances are not a big thing but it still works and works well. Hope the kid had it on full auto when she pulled the trigger. I still think my .243 is the best to reach out and touch someone but the new 50's look awesome.
     
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    WOW:thumb:
    call me a sick S.O.B. but that story brought a smile to my face. Big bad terrorist commander shot dead with his own weapon by a frightened young farm girl with no weapons experience. That must be a real confidence builder for the local terrorist band. I hope the officials let her keep the weapon and possibly provide some spare ammo. However this story may change the punch line on a few "farmers daughters" jokes i know.:shake::yllol::biggrin:
     
  6. flieger83

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    My AK is a FINE weapon up to 200m; it's dead-on accurate. Beyond 200m...sorta loses accuracy in a quick way. USELESS beyond 350m-400m UNLESS it's been "worked."

    For my LONG range shooting... (600m-1000m) I prefer:

    M1A, M1903, M1891/30, SMLE #1MK3

    In that order!

    KUDOS to this "shooter" though!!!! :thumb:

    Steve
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    flieger83:
    The weapons you listed are great for close in work.
    For my long range shooting I prefer:
    Mk45Mod4 5" 62 caliber effective range 13m not meters but miles:shake:
    I guess it's a Navy thing:thumb::biggrin::cool:
     
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    A new punch line for the old farmers-daughter/travelling-salesman stories. Nobody liked what these guys were selling anyway.
     
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    tpg:
    16" nah The initiating charge is a bag of black powder about 10 lbs, that stuff gets to touchy after being stored in less than ideal conditions for forty or fifty years. Ram that stuff into the breach and boom way to soon. lost some friends due to that.:frown::thumbdown:
     
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    Well, if we're talking about "FUN" other than my "reach out and touch rifles" then I love my M61 in 20mm. It's always been HIGHLY satisfying to squeeze the trigger and hear that "BRRRRRRRRRRRR" to my left...

    And then see the HUGE impact points...100 rds/sec is VERY satisfying! :thumb:

    Steve
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    flieger83:
    aww, thats not fair you wingnuts always get the neatest toys to play with, Uncle Sam likes you better.:biggrin::shake::yllol:
     
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    I've always thought that the A-10's "monster gun" sounded MUCH better to the folks on the ground!

    And I really did write "...to my left?" Where was I???

    The "gun" in my jet is on the right...the A/R receptacle is on the left...guess I was totally tired last night. :redface:

    Or maybe I just miss it so much!!!

    Steve
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    I was lucky enough in ROTC to have the M1 Garand before the M14 was replaced by the M16 made by Matty Matel (Oh the M1 Thumb). The M14 was then currently an issued weapon and we didn't have them. Like the Sargent used to say "I can shoot the guy through the tree trunk and when I run out of clips I can always beat him to death with the M1". We used 1903 Springfields on the drill team and because I was also on the rifle team our ROTC Commander gave us some bolts with pins and let us fire them. That is one sweet weapon. When the Army was selling them off I think the Commander bought all of them at rock bottom price.:shake: A-10 Warthog is an awesome platform.
     
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    Great Story I hope that there are no reprisals

    Good shooting by the farmer's daughter.
     
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    Like the Guy said: Another Great Farmers Daughters Story without the travelling saleseman:yllol:
     

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